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Coat

Designer:
Paul Poiret (French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris)
Date:
1923
Culture:
French
Medium:
wool
Dimensions:
Length: 53 in. (134.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. David J. Colton, 1964
Accession Number:
C.I.64.7.2
Not on view
This summer traveling coat of ivory cashmere twill with woven ombré floral patterns in brown is very typical of the clothes of the 1920s. It is almost ankle length, and nothing was ever more severe. Just a few years later everything was to be cut off at the knee.
Marking: [label] Paul Poiret - Paris
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